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Palestinian Memory Bank
18 April
2002
After touring Jenin Refugee Camp, UN envoy Terje Roed-Larsen calls the scene "horrifying beyond belief," saying it is a "blot that will forever live on the history of the state of Israel" and demands “immediate access” by international hu¬manitarian agencies. The Israeli govt.'s decides to consider Larsen a persona non grata due to his report of events in Jenin.
2002
In Nablus, the bodies of over 70 Palestinians, incl. children and women, killed during the Israeli incursion, are buried in a mass grave during a lift of the curfew.
2001
A resolution adopted by the UN Commission on Human Rights calls for the cessation of settlement expansion. A second resolution calls for Israel to stop imposing its laws and jurisdiction over Syrian citizens in the Golan Heights.
1996
The first Qana massacre in which IOF shelled a Fijian UNIFIL compound, where Lebanese civilians took refuge, killing 106 and wounding 116 others.
1984
Arab countries hold a conference at Fez in Morocco to discuss the Israeli Knesset's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
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Israel seizes Palestinian lands east of Jerusalem to build national park
Israel seizes Palestinian lands east of Jerusalem to build national park
[ 22/08/2013 - 10:54 AM ]

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)-- Wadi Hilwa-Silwan information center said that Israeli bulldozers on Wednesday morning leveled large tracts of Palestinian-owned lands to the east of occupied Jerusalem.

In a press release, the center stated that bulldozers under police protection sent by the Israeli authority of nature and parks embarked on leveling and destroying 20 dunums of land in Khalat Al-Ein area of Attur village, east of Jerusalem.

The center said that the lands are owned by the families of Khuweis and Sayyad, noting that the bulldozers also uprooted fruitful trees.

Field activist Ahmed Sab-Laban said that the bulldozers also destroyed a main road leading to Palestinian homes inhabited by 16 individuals.

Sab-Laban affirmed that the Israeli expropriation of these lands are part of an Israeli plan to seize 740 dunums of Palestinian land in Attur and Isawiya districts in order to carry out the project of the Jewish national park.

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